[I]n my terms of honour I stand aloof; and will no reconcilement till by some elder masters, of known honour, I have a voice and precedent of peace to keep my name ungored
. But till that time I do receive your offer'd love like love, and will not wrong it.
Unaccountably, she neglects to provide any examples of shaky suppositions to justify this kind of damning with faint praise, but the fact that it is praise at all doubtless owes something to the fact that the Times's ox is ungored
by an attack on the network news.
Its energetic scribes, many plucked from conservative college rags like The Dartmouth Review, will leave no sacred liberal cow ungored
. Taking full advantage of their anonymity, they regularly drub liberals, errant and otherwise.